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Cytoplasym
Gel-like material- holds all the organelles between the cell membrane and the nucleus
Chloroplasts
Only in plant cells, makes food (photosynthesis), green pigment called chlorophyll
Mitochondria
gives you energy- "Powerhouse," breaks down food molecules, rod- shaped
Cell Membrane
in animal and plant cells, allows food and oxygen in and waste out, maintains chemical balance
Lysosomes
Help in digestive process, "clean-up crew" for the cell
Nucleus
control center for the cell, directs cells activities, "brain," controls functions, holds DNA, largest part
Chromosomes
in nucleus, reproduce through different phases, decides traits for your body
Cell Wall
only in plant cells, protects and supports
Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)
Passageways that move materials from one part of the cell to another- normally ribosomes
Vacuole
Storage areas: stores food, water, and wastes
Golgi Body
Recieves materials through ER= packaging and secreting organelles
Nucleolus
makes ribosomes and RNA
Ribosomes
make proteins-stronger + energy